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Jamie Elizabeth Bagwell Adams, 92, passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 at Twin Lakes Community after several years of failing health. She was born in 1926 in East Point, GA to the late James Emmitt Bagwell and Sarah Johnson Bagwell, and was married to the late Radford Carter Adams who died in 2002.
Jamie attended schools in East Point, and graduated from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville, GA in 1947, majoring in business. Jamie believed in the value of life-long learning. She began her career in retail, and used her talents as an elementary school teacher, as a middle school teacher of science and math, and as a bookkeeper. She was an officer in the Junior Women’s Club of Hopewell, VA, and a docent at the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC. Her interests included art, travel, sewing, good books and deep conversations. She was a member of the Holy Comforter Episcopal Church.
Jamie was a devoted mother and grandmother. She is survived by her daughters, Lucy Adams and husband Andrew Kligerman of Hillsborough, Rebecca Adams Ogle and husband Roy Ogle of Norfolk, VA and her granddaughters, Molly Elizabeth Ogle and husband Ian Thompson, Katharine Adams Ogle and husband Ryan Bubalo, Anna Kligerman and Alice Kligerman. Jamie was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her sister, Paula Camp; and brothers, Joseph and Mickey, who died in childhood.
A service celebrating Jamie's life will be held at 2:00PM Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the Twin Lakes May-Foley Chapel. The family will receive friends following the service in the Pepper Tree Café.
Memorials may be made to The Church of the Holy Comforter, 320 E. Davis Street, Burlington, NC 27215.
The Episcopal Church of the Holy Comforter
320 E. Davis Street, Burlington NC 27215